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Dogs are a wino’s best friend… Dog Jog & Dog Friendly Wine Tasting!

You know the feeling, you are sitting with a glass of your favorite wine in hand, overlooking the vines at one of your favorite wineries and you have your trusted furry friend panting at your feet.  Your dog loves visiting wineries just as much as you!  So many great Paso Robles wineries let dogs come visit as well as offer them fresh water, squirrels to watch, treats at the tasting room bar and shady spots for them to relax!  Here is a list of our ‘Dog friendly’ places to go wine tasting as well as the info on a great dog jog you can be involved in with your best friend!

Dog Friendly Tasting Trail:

August Ridge

August Ridge welcomes your pup and is hosting a delicious Spaghetti Western Dinner coming up on March 20th from 5pm-8pm.  Enjoy an Italian feast paired with their best August Ridge wines for only $65 for non-members and $55 for wine club.  Located just minutes away from downtown Paso Robles in Creston atop a beautiful rolling hill with breath taking views of the vineyards.

Bodega de Edgar

Stop by Bodega de Edgar housed in the same tasting room as Hug Cellars right off of the 46 East where you can find some boutique wines and bring your furry buddy to sit and relax with some smiling faces.

Clavo Cellars

Clavo is tucked away in the quaint downtown of Templeton next to unique shops and restaurants just a skip away from Paso Robles.  Enjoy wines from Clavo and II Moons while your dog sits happily by your side.

Dubost Winery

Dubost is a beautiful winery in wine country offering excellent varietals of wine, olive oil and wine jelly!  Your dog will love exploring the area and you will love tasting the vino!

HammerSky Vineyards

Enjoy the gorgeous views and historical buildings at HammerSky Vineyards where you can enjoy their gardens and their award winning wines with your furry pal.

Jada Vineyards

Up in the forest lined hills you will find the shady winery where Jada houses all of it’s exquisite wines!  Bring your dog and sit out on the deck overlooking the beautiful views or enjoy yourself at the modern tasting room bar where their friendly ambiance will keep you comfortable.

Opolo Vineyards

Lastly end your trail with a hot fired pizza and an “Opolo!” hoot as you cheers to the happy souls of Opolo Vineyards.  They offer excellent lunch menu items on the weekends, award winning wines and your dog is more than welcome on their vineyard trails that wind through their property.

After your long day of tasting get plenty of rest then head over to the ‘Dog Jog’ on March 21st where you can go for a stroll or a jog with your happy pup!


Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 9:00am
Start/Finish at Kennedy Club Fitness
500 South River Road
Paso Robles

Dogs can bring their families for a 4K/2K run or walk through the beautiful Salinas River walk trail at the 7th Annual Paso Robles Dog Jog.

The fun run starts and ends at the Kennedy Club Fitness in Paso Robles. Participants will receive a voucher for one Lion’s Club pancake breakfast (add’l vouchers are $5 each), a racer’s goodie bag, an event dog bandana, and a medal.

Contests will start at 10 a.m. for Best Pooch Smooch, Most Appropriate Name, Best Smile, Best Dog Owner Look-Alike, and Most Unusual Face with prizes for winners.

Raffle drawings for merchandise and services will be held throughout the event.

Early bird race registration is $15 per dog until March 19th and $20 through race day. Register at the Kennedy Club Paso Robles facility at 500 South River Road, via mail-in registration or through the website

Dogs must be on leash for this event. For information call Sandy Casper at 239-8488 x 33 or email [email protected].

Rain or shine.

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